Career Solutions

Scott Burt – Keeping Best Buy In Line

Meet Scott Burt! Scott works at Best Buy & Geek Squad as a Receiving Utility Agent for the Parts Team. Scott has been with Best Buy GSC for more than a decade!! This is nothing short of amazing! So proud of Scott and his eleven years with the company! “Scott likes to keep everyone on […]

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Ian Mauney Celebrates 12 years with Best Buy

Ian Mauney has been with Best Buy’s Geek Squad (GSC) for twelve years, serving as a Parts Product Agent! Way to go Ian! “There is never a dull moment with Ian. He is always willing to help wherever he is needed. Ian not only unboxes for us in the receiving area but he also makes […]

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National Disability Employment Spotlight – Meet Yug

One more #NationalDisabilityEmploymentAwareness post to celebrate another hard worker! Meet Yug Tyagi! He works in Health and Beauty Care 38 hours a week at Walmart, straightening shelves, stocking new products, and processing returns. When it comes to his job, Yug is fast, precise, and focused. He not only keeps up with his typical peers, but […]

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National Disability Employment Spotlight – Meet Kristin

This is a special #TeamTuesday post celebrating #NationalDisabilityEmploymentAwarenessMonth and one of our most special employees! Kristin has been at DSL for almost 17 years, helping to keep us organized and on the ball! She loves to help other staff members and especially loves working on fundraising tasks. Kristin is loyal, sassy, spunky, and hardworking! We […]

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National Disability Employment Awareness Spotlight – Derrick and Aaron

Another #NationalDisabilityEmploymentAwarenessMonth proud moment! Career Solutions Specialist, Kristen Falcone, caught this on camera earlier last week: Derrick being a proud papa and taking photos of his independent trainee Aaron! DSL member Aaron is applying for an opening at Big Lots where member Derrick has been an employee for over 15 years. Aaron shadowed Derrick at […]

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Penni Williams Celebrates 10 years with Best Buy – NDEAM Spotlight

Did you know October is not just #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth but also #NationalDisabilityEmploymentAwarenessMonth! We want to celebrate Penni Williams for 10 years of service at BestBuy – Way to go Penni! “Penni works with Tiffany Smith and James Baxter in the Parts Department, and she just celebrated her ten-year anniversary with us. Penni came to me and expressed that […]

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Down Syndrome of Louisville Awarded $1800 From Louisville Metro Government

Down Syndrome of Louisville is honored to be a recipient of a grant from the Louisville Metro Government. The partnership with Lou Metro will allow Down Syndrome of Louisville to continue providing vital services to individuals with Down syndrome through our Summer Education Enrichment (SEE) and Career Solutions programs. Thank you, Louisville Metro Government!

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Happy to be back to work

Previous Next Look who is back on the job! We are so thrilled to see Katie, Anna, and Candace back to work after a year-long hiatus from their jobs due to the pandemic. Shout-out to their awesome DSL Career Solutions Specialist Kristen for getting them back into the groove. ????  

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WDSD Spotlight – Mark Hublar

Hi, I’m Mark and my talent and gift was revealed to me at a young age – I love life, I like to work, and I like to talk. So, it wasn’t a surprise to my parents and family when I announced that my dream job was to be a motivational speaker. Not just any […]

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Bridget’s Birthday Blessings

We’re doing a little #ShoutoutSaturday for DSL Member Bridget! Every year for her birthday Bridget loves to give gifts to @Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital , stockpiling gifts from their wish list and delivering them in person. This year, Bridget’s manager from @Kohl’s was so moved by her generosity he contributed 20 children’s books and […]

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Nonni’s Job Success!

A quick #MotivationMonday shoutout to Nonni! She had her first independent shift at @ZEGGZ on Saturday & did amazing!! Our Career Solutions Specialist Zac Sappenfield said Nonni had the shortest training time ever – only 2 shifts! Way to go Nonni – we are so proud of you!  #DSLKindnessWarrior #SupportedEmployment #ActuallyICan Partner with our Supported Employment Programs

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Meet Bailey Jones, Career Solutions Achiever

From DSL Career Solutions Specialist, Kristen Falcone Bailey Jones gained employment with Flik Dining, based at Trinity High School, in September 2015. He works five days a week in the cafeteria, helping to serve food to the students, and is incredibly dependable. He has excellent rapport with his coworkers, students, and faculty. He knows most […]

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